You are using an outdated browser version not supported by this website.
Click here to upgrade your browser

New Design Guide and Software for I-Built Engineered Timber System

New Design Guide and Software for I-Built Engineered Timber System

New Zealand Wood Products Ltd (NZ WOOD) has developed a new Design and Installation Guide with accompanying engineering software for its I-Built timber building system.

ASSA ABLOY Supplies Security and Entrance Solutions for Armstrong Locksmiths

ASSA ABLOY Supplies Security and Entrance Solutions for Armstrong Locksmiths

When Armstrong – New Zealand’s leading locksmith and alarm specialists – decided to create a new showroom, they chose ASSA ABLOY New Zealand to provide them with security solutions and convenient entry for their customers.

New Zealand's Top Homestar Rated Homes

New Zealand's Top Homestar Rated Homes

Award-winning architectural designer and developer Bob Burnett designed the country's first 7-star Homestar rated property in 2011 and last year completed several 8-star homes.  He is currently constructing two spatially aware, high performance homes in Church Square, Addington, Christchurch targeting 9-star.

Acrylic Provides a High Performance Alternative to Glass

Acrylic Provides a High Performance Alternative to Glass

Advances in acrylic formulation technology are providing homeowners with the benefits of traditional glass roofing and fencing but with some significant extras.

Affordable Custom Wardrobe Solutions

Affordable Custom Wardrobe Solutions

GetSorted Storage was developed to meet the need for a quality kitset, self-installed or builder-installed modular program within the wardrobe market.

Historic Christchurch Landmark Rebuilt with Modern Zinc Cladding

Historic Christchurch Landmark Rebuilt with Modern Zinc Cladding

After suffering the effects of both South Island earthquakes, the historic Carlton Hotel was rebuilt in 2013 with a new look thanks to VM Anthra Zinc cladding by the Architectural Roofing Company.

'Swiss Cheese' Inspiration for Award-Winning Daylight Design

'Swiss Cheese' Inspiration for Award-Winning Daylight Design

Solatube has awarded The Cheescake Shop in Western Sydney the 2013 ICE Award for excellence in daylighting design.  The Solatube ICE awards are in recognition of excellence in daylighting design with Solatube products.

Robust Cladding System Adds Colour to James Cook High School

Robust Cladding System Adds Colour to James Cook High School

John Durkin, Director of Abri Architects, discusses the use of Trespa Cladding and his stunning colour and panel layout on the recently refurbished gymnasium at Auckland's James Cook High School.

Using Tiles to Create a High Impact Feature

Using Tiles to Create a High Impact Feature

The addition of colourful or textured wall tiles in a splashback area can make all the difference to a kitchen's look without costing a fortune.

Porcelain Pavers: An Attractive Alternative to Concrete

Porcelain Pavers: An Attractive Alternative to Concrete

Concrete pavers are not the only option for outdoor spaces; porcelain makes an attractive and hard-wearing alternative. 

New Hardwood Improves Curved Options

New Hardwood Improves Curved Options

When the well-known Auckland eatery Harbourside Restaurant was renovating, it required curved timber railings to finish the outside area. Woodform provided the solution.

Surtech Glass Fabric Finish for Walls

Surtech Glass Fabric Finish for Walls

New to Resene is Surtech self-adhesive glass fabric, designed to add strength and rigidity to your walls while looking good when painted in your favourite Resene colours.

Stunning New Finishes for Iconic Tapware Range

Stunning New Finishes for Iconic Tapware Range

Vola, the iconic Danish tap range designed by Arne Jacobsen, is now available in an exciting range of exclusive new colour finishes from Metrix.

Thermagenius: Hot Water For a Third of the Energy

Thermagenius: Hot Water For a Third of the Energy

LEAP’s Thermagenius integral hot water system is an outdoor unit comprising a 270-litre hot water cylinder and heat pump in a small, tidy package.

Achieve an Authentic Stone Look with Laminate

Achieve an Authentic Stone Look with Laminate

Formica 180fx High Pressure Laminate is a premium decorative surface that provides homeowners and design professionals with the perfect material to create impressive residential spaces.

Saving Energy with Natural Lighting

Saving Energy with Natural Lighting

The Sky Tunnel 457 by Alsynite NZ saves energy and money by harnessing natural light to brighten up a home or office.

PSP Auckland: Architects' Tennis Tournament 2014

PSP Auckland: Architects' Tennis Tournament 2014

Thursday 27th March sees the return of PSP Auckland's Architects' Tennis Tournament. 

New Top-Roller Bi-Folding Doors for Large Spaces

New Top-Roller Bi-Folding Doors for Large Spaces

Bi-folding doors are the latest addition to the Potter Aluminium Systems range of interior solutions.

Resene Metallics Together in New Colour Chart

Resene Metallics Together in New Colour Chart

Resene's colour chart has a new look with a selection of the unique metallics from the Resene KidzColour range joining the main metallics, to help keep the metallic colour options in one handy location.

Entrance Matting Systems for Safety and Design

Entrance Matting Systems for Safety and Design

Did you know that 70-80% of of the dust, dirt and grime in public buildings is tracked in from the outside and spread throughout the floors? (Source: ISSA)

NZBC Compliant Entranceways with ThresholdDrain

NZBC Compliant Entranceways with ThresholdDrain

ACO Limited, an innovator and manufacturer of ACO modular drainage systems, has launched ThresholdDrain, a solution for entry thresholds designed to suit New Zealand building code requirements.

Gold Award-Winning Show Home Features an Escea Fire

Gold Award-Winning Show Home Features an Escea Fire

The elegant lines and textures of this Shanley Building show home recently won a Gold award at the Master Builders House of the Year Awards. Built on a former sloping paddock, the show home makes the most of a long and narrow site, with north-facing living areas and views of the Pacific.

New Minimalist-Look Frameless Glass Balustrade

New Minimalist-Look Frameless Glass Balustrade

Juralco is pleased to introduce EdgetecMini Post balustrade, the latest addition to its balustrading collection.

Quality Meets Economy in the New Suburban Direct Opening Roof

Quality Meets Economy in the New Suburban Direct Opening Roof

Designed as a flagship product in Louvretec's price drive Suburban Direct range, the new 200 Suburban Direct opening roof has been designed with quality and economy in mind.

 Water Saving Toilet Suites from Kohler

Water Saving Toilet Suites from Kohler

Toilet systems currently account for a large amount of our daily water usage, with conventional single flush toilets using a massive 12 litres per flush.

Curved Acoustic Wall Solutions

Curved Acoustic Wall Solutions

Asona delivers innovative acoustic solutions to complex interior spaces.

A Double-Head Shower Suitable for the Family

A Double-Head Shower Suitable for the Family

Foreno's double-head showers are the must-have item for modern bathrooms.

Natural-Looking Copper Hues for PVC Spouting

Natural-Looking Copper Hues for PVC Spouting

This residential new build needed a low-maintenance, durable spouting system that could withstand the coastal elements, looked great and complemented the contemporary aesthetic of the house.

Briton Introduces New Floor Spring Range

Briton Introduces New Floor Spring Range

Allegion introduces two new series of floor springs to its range – the Briton 5000 and 7500.

Marley Magnum uPVC Commercial Spouting and Downpipe System

Marley Magnum uPVC Commercial Spouting and Downpipe System

Marley’s rugged half-round Magnum spouting and downpipe system combines style with durability and performance, providing the perfect solution for commercial buildings.

Laminex Solid Surface – Greater Flexibility, Durability and Performance For Interior Surfaces

Laminex Solid Surface – Greater Flexibility, Durability and Performance For Interior Surfaces

Laminex New Zealand, the number one distributor of decorative surfaces, is pleased to announce the launch of Laminex Solid Surface to the New Zealand market.  With all the benefits and performance that you would expect from Laminex but at very competitive price, Laminex Solid Surface means you no longer need to compromise.

Get a free weekly digest of essential news

New and updated architectural products, design solutions, inspiration, technical advice and more when you sign up for EBOSS.